Career Outlook for Financial Analysts

Also known as:  Corporate Financial Analyst, Corporate Securities Research Analyst, Corporate Statistical Financial Analyst, Institutional Commodity Analyst
The overall job outlook for Financial Analyst careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 24.20 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 4.03 percent per year. Demand for Financial Analysts is expected to go up, with an expected 79,490 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 4.50 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Financial Analysts in the following states
New York 34,600
California 25,280
Texas 17,380
Massachusetts 13,440
Illinois 10,690
Pennsylvania 9,840
New Jersey 8,920
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Financial Analysts
Wyoming 100
Montana 140
North Dakota 230
Mississippi 320
West Virginia 360
Vermont 370
Hawaii 400